thecallus says: Shed no tears for dead Murdoch projects.
» SFB says: Why not? Does it make the people who worked on it terrible people because of the guy who kept the lights on? I understand the hate for Murdoch, but let’s put it this way: Real people work/worked these jobs (including, as I pointed out, some people who work on this site), and The Daily had few of the ideological issues that Murdoch’s oft-criticized tabloids or Fox News did. Maybe it didn’t work, but it was a constructive idea, not a destructive one. — Ernie @ SFB
I think it is the future of print,” said Josh Martin, group director of media strategy at ID Media. “I think their model of a free trial, followed by a paid model is a good bet. They have a strong product. I don’t think other publications in the marketplace — branded pubs with high-end premium audiences — have money to build a field ahead of the audience.From my Digiday article about The Daily’s inaugural year. Click here to read the rest of the piece. (via joshsternberg)
Don’t screw this up Yahoo.
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We’re keen on being the first to figure out a new model for journalism — both in content and in business model. We’re breaking stories and finding new ways to tell them, using the iPad’s native strengths. Already, we’ve created a product that has broken new ground across the spectrum.Mike Nizza, The Daily’s managing editor of news, who was just named one of the 25 publishing leaders under 35 in Editor & Publisher’s “25 under 35.” Congratulations Mike! (via thedailyfeed)